Category Archives: Travel Tips

New York Business Travel Guide

New York is the third most visited business destination in the United States. Furthermore, is the most popular tourist destination in the US. Many admins will be faced with at least one, if not one hundred, trips to New York. That first trip can be a little daunting, but never fear! The TRAVO New York business travel guide is here to help. From finding the best way to get your manager from the airport to the city, to helping find those perfect bleisure activities, we have it covered. Use our New York business travel guide for your first or hundredth trip to the Big Apple to make the travel planning process much easier. Continue reading New York Business Travel Guide

Chicago Business Travel Guide

According to Amex Travel, Chicago is the most visited city in the United States for domestic business trips. Which means if you and your boss are located in the United States, chances are either, or both, of you will be taken to the Windy City. No matter how seasoned a road warrior you may be, navigating new cities is always stressful. To help you prepare, here is our Chicago business travel guide. Continue reading Chicago Business Travel Guide

Keep Your Manager Productive on Business Trips

Most executives dread business travel. Not just because it takes them away from their friends and family, but also because it can be extremely disruptive to their productivity. They are pulled away from the office and their regular routine and are faced with distractions around every corner. The loss in productivity causes a ripple effect throughout the office, and everyone feels the repercussions of travel for days, even weeks! Here are our top tips to help your executive and boss stay productive on business trips. Continue reading Keep Your Manager Productive on Business Trips

Tips for Reporting Business Travel Expenses

Business travel is a necessary evil for every company. Face-to-face interaction is irreplaceable and traveling allows you to provide that personal touch and expand your business through networking. However, business travel comes at an expense (literally). Not only are you spending time away from friends and family, but it can personally cost you a lot of money if you don’t properly report your business travel expenses. In order to help you navigate your next business travel expense report, we have created a list of business trip expenses as well as some tips to help you stay organized. Continue reading Tips for Reporting Business Travel Expenses

Staying in Touch on Business Trips

Many young professionals just entering the workforce look forward to business travel. Not only is it a great opportunity to see the world, but your flights and meals are typically paid for. However, as they continue to grow older, settle down, start families, and become seasoned road warriors, business trips can become irritating disruptions in your personal life. Business trips force you to spend time away from your loved ones and you are often left feeling out of the loop. However, as technology continues to improve, staying in touch with your family will get easier and easier. Using a combination of new technologies, and old methods of communication, your family will feel your presence even if you’re thousands of miles away. Here are our top tips for staying in touch with your family for your next business trip. Continue reading Staying in Touch on Business Trips

Best Travel Laptops for Business Travel

Road warriors ask a lot from a prospective travel laptop. They want one that is fast with a long battery life that can manage all basic work functions, as well as streaming, all while being as light as possible. Finding the best travel laptop for business travel can be extremely elusive and can seem like such a daunting task, that many give up or pick a less than optimal choice because they get frustrated with all the options out there. Here are our top tips on how to choose a laptop for business travel and make sure you can stay productive on trip. Continue reading Best Travel Laptops for Business Travel

Tips for Packing Business Clothes

Traveling for business can be a conflicting mix of excitement and stress for most travelers. While you are given the opportunity to explore new areas of the world, you are also tasked with representing your company to others. As the face of your company, you must be presentable, but this can be extremely difficult when you’re living out of your suitcase. Here is a simple plan of attack to plan your next business trip wardrobe and how to go about packing to keep your clothes wrinkle-free. No matter how prepared you are for your meetings, showing up with a wrinkled suit or dress shirt can ruin your first impression. Follow these tips for packing business clothes to avoid wrinkles and represent your company with your best face forward. Continue reading Tips for Packing Business Clothes

Tips for Scoring the Best Hotel

Every administrative professional has been faced with the same dilemma, “How do I find a hotel that keep my manager comfortable, without breaking the bank?” Booking hotels is a very difficult balancing act: on the one hand, you have to adhere to a strict budget, on the other your hand you have to find a hotel that has all the basic amenities and enough comfort that your manager will be well rested and productive in. And as we all know, comfort comes at a cost. However, there are ways to score hotel rooms on a budget. Here are our top 17 tips to impress your manager and maximize your given budget and make sure your executive travels in style and comfort. Continue reading Tips for Scoring the Best Hotel

Travel Like the Pros Do: Summer Travel Itineraries

Summer is finally here! Now what? With so many places to travel and so little time, trying to create an itinerary that perfectly fits your budget, goals, and interests can be extremely daunting. So, I called in some reinforcements and had some of my favorite travel bloggers submit their top summer travel destinations. Each blogger’s suggestion has been turned into an end-to-end itinerary using the itinerary creation tool, TRAVO. Click each city name to find more details about their activities and see which flights and hotels will work for you. For more information on each blogger, simply click their name and blog to be taken to their homepage. Now, it’s time to travel like the pros and make the most of your summer! Continue reading Travel Like the Pros Do: Summer Travel Itineraries

How to Travel On A Budget

Traveling is so expensive that is easy to feel like vacation is an indulgence that you cannot afford. We are here to tell that it doesn’t have to be that way! Combine these tips for traveling on a budget with some of our tips for earning money while traveling and start exploring with more freedom than ever before. Continue reading How to Travel On A Budget